While Kathie Lee and Hoda disagreed with Dr. Phil, not all of their viewers did. Their poll question of the day was:.
Just before Thanksgiving this year, Barbie had her wokest moment yet. The posts were a tableaux of domesticity. Did you know that her exclusive t-shirts benefit different causes and non-profits?
It's ok for girls to play with toys for boys. The other way around, I'd say no after a certain age. If I had kids, I would let them play with any toy they wanted; boy or girl toys, it's all irrelevant and contrary to some people's opinions, it does not impact children the way some people make it out to be.
When I was a little boy, all I wanted in the world were Barbie dolls. My sisters had Barbies and they would let me play with them. But that quickly came to an end. Instead, my dad bought me a Ken doll as if that would replace my effeminate traits.
The Daily Californian covers the city of Berkeley and the campus in unparalleled detail, all while training the future of the journalism industry. Consider making a donation to support the coverage that shapes the face of Berkeley. Although my playthings may seem harmless, there is a specific genderization of toys that creates a certain stigma — one inherently followed by children and something we have learned to categorize as a norm.
One of my most vivid childhood memories is of riding in the backseat of our family car, on the way to the circus - and crying. I was crying because I realized that our little circus outing was causing me to miss the "Sonny and Cher Show. Runner up to the circus story is another Cher memory.
My son spends equal time playing with boys and girls and delights in playing house and video games alike. But not everyone sees it that way. People from across the country phoned in, incensed.
While a boy stars in a new Barbie commercial, this gay writer remembers a time when playing with dolls caused him intense inner turmoil. For as far back as I can remember, I always knew I was different. I preferred a Barbie to a ball.